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The Annals of Regional Science

, Volume 52, Issue 3, pp 825–837 | Cite as

Open regional science

  • Sergio J. Rey
Original Paper

Abstract

This presidential address will contrast two worlds of science. The first, and the one we regional scientists currently find ourselves embedded within, is what I will call captured science. While this is our status quo, it is not generally what holds everywhere in the broader scientific community where a second and new type of science is operative. This is what I will call open science. My purpose in this talk is to situate regional science within the paradigm of open science by arguing that our future should be linked to open data, open modeling, open software, open collaboration, and open publication.

JEL Classification

R10 B00 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.GeoDa Center for Geospatial Computation and Analysis, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban PlanningArizona State UniversityTempeUSA

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